high-level radioactive waste

Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to high-level radioactive waste

radioactive waste that left in a nuclear reactor after the nuclear fuel has been consumed

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
A total of 1,180 such canisters containing high-level radioactive waste are tentatively stored in Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture, for cooling for 30 to 50 years.
If the subsidy is expanded at the stage of the survey of documents, it will give added impetus'' to site selection, said an official of the Nuclear Management Organization of Japan, tasked with disposing of high-level radioactive waste.
This report will be used to support a decision by the Secretary of Energy as to whether to recommend to the President that the Yucca Mountain site is suitable for licensing as a repository for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste.
Southern California could be heavily impacted if the federal government is successful in constructing a disposal facility for spent nuclear reactor fuel and other high-level radioactive wastes 100 miles north of Las Vegas.
The nuclear transport railcar concepts are an integral part of the DOEs Strategy for the Management and Disposal of Used Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste.
In the period 2025-2035, Russia is to return to Bulgaria 180 tonnes of high-level radioactive waste generated as a result of the functioning of units 1-4 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, according to Dilyan Petrov, Executive Director of the State Enterprise Radioactive Waste (SERAW).
He was an advocate for nuclear safety and spoke out early on against using the ocean as a dumping ground for high-level radioactive waste.
In interim charges released in late January, Straus instructed the House Environmental Regulation Committee to "study the rules, laws, and regulations pertaining to the disposal of high-level radioactive waste in Texas and determine the potential economic impact of permitting a facility in Texas.
The nuclear industry as a whole has generated a reported 67,500 metric tons of high-level radioactive waste stored at nuclear sites across the country, according to the Nuclear Energy Institute.
Nonetheless, WIPP may provide a model for how local, state and federal officials can work together to open a permanent repository for high-level radioactive waste.
A cargo of high-level radioactive waste produced through reprocessing of spent Japanese nuclear fuel in Britain arrived at a port in Aomori Prefecture for storage on Wednesday.
Tokyo, Sept 12 ( ANI ): A Japanese organisation representing the country's scientists has urged the government to drop its plan to dispose of spent nuclear fuel and other high-level radioactive waste deep underground.
Given the inability of the current Congress to agree on routine government funding because of policy disputes, the prospects in a national election year for enacting legislation to reopen the site selection process for the storage and disposal of high-level radioactive waste are dim.
High-level radioactive waste (HLW) disposal; a global challenge.
It supports the department's proposal to create a blue-ribbon commission to address alternatives to management and disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste from both stored sites and currently operational facilities.
Full browser ?